SHOBOX WEIGH-IN RESULTS
Press Release: The four boxers who will compete on ShoBox: The New Generation tonight, Friday, May 10th, (Showtime, 11 p.m. ET/PT) all made weight yesterday at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla. In the main event, Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (24-0, 16 KOs), of Quebec will meet southpaw Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis (17-3-1, 6 KOs), of Los Angeles in a junior welterweight bout. Jean weighed 139.6 pounds while Pendarvis tipped the scale at 139.8 pounds. The co-feature will pit unbeaten middleweights John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson (11-0, 4 KOs) of Newark, NJ, and left-hander Geovanni “Tarantula” Rodriguez (8-0, 5 KOs), of Puerto Rico, in an eight-round scrap. Thompson weighed 153.8 pounds; Rodriguez 155.8.
UNDERCARD: The chief supporting bout will be a six-round welterweight scrap between Maryland product Cecil McCalla (15-0-0, 6 KOs) and Colorado Springs, Colorado's capable Abel Perry (18-6-0, 9 KOs).
Also featured that night will be an eight-round welterweight bout between Ahmad Cheiko (9-4-2, 5 KOs) of Montreal, Canada, and Russellville, Missouri's Shad Howard (14-16-3, 6 KOs).
Undefeated middleweight Antoine Douglas (6-0-0, 4 KOs) of Richlands, Virginia, will face Coy Witt (2-3-0, 1 KO) of Burke, Virginia, over six rounds; and to start things off, Montreal, Canada's undefeated newcomer Chris Plaitis (3-0) will face the winless Octavio Garay (0-6) of Muleshoe, Texas, in a junior welterweight four-rounder.